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FireZone 92 Clear Intumescent for Timber
Description

FireZone 92 is a clear water-based intumescent coating used to prevent the spread of flame on timber internal surface finishes such as walls and ceilings.

Independently tested for compliance to the NZBC C/AS2, table 4.3, achieving a Group 1S, the highest performance.

ZONE has a history of successful, architecturally stunning projects both nationally and internationally using clear intumescent coatings. Now suitable for use on 9 mm plywood and timber with a density of 450kg/m3.

 

Key Features
  • Produces a finish with minimal changes to the natural timber substrate; no “milkiness”
  • Both base and top coats are water-borne and environmentally friendly, with low VOC’s
  • The FireZone™ top coat is manufactured locally
  • Can be applied over stained or varnished substrates using FZ Adhesion Primer. (Site specific sample is recommended for Architects approval)
  • Tested on structural CLT and thermally modified timbers
  • Sprayed on-site or off-site, no special heating equipment required; able to be brushed or rolled
  • Easy to specify using our Masterspec work section 6743ZF
Scope of Use
  • FireZone 92 has been designed for internal use on timber substrates
  • Ensure that the substrate intended to be used is applicable for use with FireZone 92, for thickness, density and type. Consult the timber manufacturer for species details.

Versatile specification options include:

  • New timber (Spec code FZ-92)
  • Stained timber (Spec code FZ-92 PS) Water based interior stains OK.  Other stains will require an adhesion test. Exterior stains not suitable)
  • Previously varnished timber (Spec Code FZ-92PV)
  • Double topcoat specification (Spec code FZ92 XX 2TC) for enhanced durability and or moisture resistance
Limitations on Use
  • Interior surfaces only. Not for external use
  • Three coat system at 83μm per coat. For a more durable system, specify a double top coat. Refer to ZONE for further recommendations
  • Avoid wet areas. (Use FZ B&B if the environment is moisture laden)
  • Timber substrate minimum thickness is 9mm and 450kg/m3 density. Not suitable for cedar
  • The product must be applied strictly in accordance with the application instructions and wet film thickness requirements. The use of ZONE’s preferred applicator network will smooth the installation process and provide relevant QA and compliance documentation
Statement of Building Code Compliance

Independently tested for compliance to the NZBC C/AS2, table 4.3, achieving a Group 1S, the highest performance.

For use on 9 mm plywood and timber with a density of 450kg/m3. Not suitable for cedar.

As per MBIE C/VM2 Verification Method, FireZone 92 has been tested on a Type 1 substrate – 9mm timber, achieving a B – s1, d0 classification of reaction to fire performance in accordance with 13501-1:2007+A1:2009, equivalent to New Zealand’s Group 1s Rating – as stated in table C1.1 Appendix C of the NZBC C/AS2.

In-Service History

Manufactured in Europe and imported into New Zealand since 2014, the system has been used in many hundreds of projects across New Zealand including the multi award winning project by Studio Pacific Architecture, He Tohu, The Document Room 

ZONE has a history of successful, architecturally stunning projects both nationally and internationally using clear intumescent coatings since 2014.  FZ92 is extensiely tested in Europe with a range of different species of timber. These include CLT / LVL and Engineer Timber, Accoya, plywood, pine and thermally modified timbers.

C Protection from Fire compliant
Protection from Fire
Interior Fire Rating 1S
1S
Documents
Product Technical Statement

20200420 FireZone 92

Zone provides specifiers with a unique range of specialty products for the commercial construction industry including fire rated coatings, seismic joints and architectural hardware.

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